Inspiration vs Motivation: Being honest with yourself
A little self discovery on whether you look to someone for inspiration or motivation, and what these two terms mean when it comes to your success.
Momentarily Pausing the Hustle
Finding a moment to pause the hustle can be good for your emotional and mental state.
Planning for success means planning for failure
By planning for failure, your next project should succeed. You may hit a point where things go wrong, but with proper planning, you'll be prepared for it.
Why #AllMyMovies wasn’t so “stupid”
What we can learn, as software developers, from the #AllMyMovies Performance Piece by Shia LaBeouf.
Proficiency is a Bubble
Before I even get going, I want you to tell me 3 things you would deem yourself proficient at. Got 3? Great. Now: I want you to think of 2...
Hindsight is 20/20
When I was in 5th grade, I loved gym class. Who wouldn’t. Dodgeball, red rover, popcorn, and scooters. It was what most energy filled elementary school students looked forward to....
Getting Feedback is About More than Asking for It
The other day I was driving home from the coffee shop on lunch break. “How’s My Driving?”, was staring me right in the face in bold black letters on a...
Protect All the Reputations
When developing software, particularly web applications, you are hardly giving your product to the end user. There’s typically a relationship that looks more like: You › Business › Customer Sure,...
Coding In Someone Else’s Kitchen
Recently I was watching an episode of Top Chef, from Season 1. Yep, All the way back. In fact it may have been episode one. Anyway, watch this scene, where...
Don’t Settle for Broken Windows
Small or large...a broken window is still broken. The same principal applies to your code. Small or large, a bug exists and needs to be fixed.